As you might have read it before, Uganda harbors over half of the remaining endangered mountain gorillas in the world in its forests of Bwindi. This 3 days Bwindi gorilla tracking safari will reward you a short memorable encounter with these primates in the impenetrable forests of Bwindi. Please read detailed itinerary below;
Day 1: Transfer to Bwindi Forest National Park
Rise to an early breakfast and drive towards south-western Uganda, where Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is located. We shall have a brief stop over at the equator for brief photography moments and coffee, have lunch en route at Igongo Cultural Center in Mbarara then proceed with our final drive to Bwindi Forest where we shall arrive in the evening, have dinner, relax and rest.
Overnight at Mahogany Springs Lodge (Luxury), Ichumbi Gorilla Lodge (Mid-range) and Buhoma Homesteads (Budget)
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Day 2: Mountain Gorilla Trekking and Batwa trail
After an early morning breakfast, we shall rush to the part headquarters to catch up with the 7:30 am briefing meeting before we make our way into the impenetrable forests of Bwindi in search for Mountain Gorillas. This activity should take 2 – 8 hours depending on how long it takes for your group to locate the gorillas including a full hour of an encounter with these primates. You shall then return to your lodge for lunch and head for an afternoon cultural experience with the Batwa Pygmies.
Meal plan and overnight same as on day 1.
Day 3: Transfer back to Kampala
On the third day, we shall embark on another 8 – 9 hours drive to Kampala to catch up with your flight back home. We shall have lunch in Mbarara (Igongo Cultural Center), stop over at equator for another photography moment then drive straight to Entebbe International Airport for an evening airport drop off.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch